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Stop Human Trafficking
The International Labour Organization estimates there are over 40 million people in the world trapped in modern day slavery or human trafficking. The statistics are staggering and when you read the individual stories, they are heart breaking. You may not be able to make a difference for 40 million, but you can make a difference for one. By shopping from any of the brands below, you are helping prevent human trafficking as well as create a new life for women and children who have escaped. (To learn more and get involved in the fight against human trafficking check out the International Justice Mission or Freedom United.)
(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice. If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)
"Giving hope and opportunity to women and children at risk or forced into the commercial sex trade." Their beautiful handcrafted fair trade toys, apparel, home goods, gifts and jewelry are making a difference in the fight against human trafficking.
"Creative Christian apparel & lifestyle products." 10% of sales go to fight human trafficking. They sell ethically-made jewelry, hats, apparel and more which help raise awareness about human trafficking.
“The only bridal line that pairs a life-changing story with each handcrafted gown for the standout bride who wants to make the most impact with her choice." They sell gorgeous, fair trade wedding dresses, handcrafted through Freedom's Promise, an organization committed to preventing human trafficking in Cambodia.
Give a Damn Goods
“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer beautiful jewelry and body care products from brands "who work with survivors of human trafficking to provide job training, employment, and a supportive community."
"Sak Saum is a ministry dedicated to the prevention, rescue, restoration, transformation, and rehabilitation of vulnerable and exploited women, men and children." They sell beautifully-made fashion and accessories which fight human trafficking.
Their mission is "to renew hope, reignite dreams and release potential for survivors of human trafficking locally and globally through business." They sell a meaningful collection of jewelry, accessories, pet products, food, coffee and gifts.
"Restores hope to women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia." Buy their incredible jewelry and help bring hope and a new life to these women! (I absolutely love my Starfish Project bracelet!)
"Develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." They offer fair trade frames, jewelry and purses, handmade by women who have escaped sex trafficking and are finding freedom and hope.
“Together with women rescued from human trafficking, they create jewelry that carries their stories.” They sell beautiful jewelry, which shines with the beauty of those stories of lives changed.
The Tote Project
“Their "fair trade products are sewn in India by women who have made the brave choice to journey out of the sex trade and into freedom." They sell beautiful fair trade tote bags and fun pouches, and give back 10% of the profits to fight human trafficking in the U.S.A.
""Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." Their bags, backpacks, bedding, baby gifts and even Christmas decorations are incredibly made from upcycled saris.
Designed for Joy
Creates "artisan jobs for North Carolina women living at high risk for sex and labor trafficking and vulnerable to food and housing insecurities." They offer beautiful accessories, made in the USA.
“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." Their Red Thread bracelets, made by rescued girls in Nepal, also support anti-trafficking border units and safe houses.
The Lemonade Boutique
Sells beautiful products made by women who "take life’s lemons and make lemonade." They sell a beautiful collection of apparel, gifts, and accessories that prevent trafficking or restore survivors.
"...to loose the chains of injustice
and untie the cords of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free
and break every yoke."
Isaiah 58:6 (NIV)
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